We focus on the nuclear power; its history in the United States and around the world; the latest update on and implications of the crisis in Japan; nuclear waste, its storage and its relationship with the weapons industry; the inter-relationship between nuclear power and nuclear weapons. Segment guest: New York City based sustainable energy, nuclear history and disarmament expert Alice Slater. Topics: sustainable energy, nuclear history, disarmament, Alice Slater
From U.S. Air Force index card: An Air Intelligence Briefing tracing the development of the Soviet ballistic missile threat from its inception, just after the close of WWII, to 1 January 1960. Topics: Air Force, Soviet Union, Ballistic Missiles, Nuclear History, National Security Archive
From U.S. Air Force index card: "Covers activities of ground and flight crews during a three-month test conducted at Loring Air Force Base, Maine, to demonstrate conclusively that an airborne alert force can be maintained successfully." Topics: Air Force, Airborne Alert, Operation Head Start, Nuclear History, National Security Archive
From U.S. Air Force index card: "Film describes the physical characteristics of the SAC Command Post, communications network, warning and alert systems, a senior controller demonstrating how positive control is assured and a simulated alert situation." Topics: Air Force, Strategic Air Command, SAC, ballistic missiles, Nuclear History, National Security...
byU.S. Air Force. Air Photographic and Charting Service
This item was obtained and uploaded by the National Security Archive - http://www.nsarchive.org - an independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University. Use is authorized in accordance with Creative Commons license and with credit to the National Security Archive. For more information see the complete posting at the National Security Archive's Nuclear Vault - http://www.nsarchive.org/nukevault/ebb336 The following description of the film is... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Strategic Air Commmand, SAC, war plan, air force, airborne alert, nuclear war, nuclear history,...